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himself kenny clutch. >>> san jose police and school officials are investigating a teacher accuse of trafficking child pornography. ktvu's robert handa is live in san jose to tell us why the teacher had contact with a number of students in a number of cities, robert? >> reporter: it has been a long tough day for the district informing parents and as the word spread the fear grows. >> reporter: tracing the steps has the andrew hill high school busy today. he was arrested by police for distributing child pornography. >> the youngest ones were four years old, up to nine. 5-7 years old. these are sexual acts. >>> there is no evidence he produced his own child pornography. he was a substitute from 2009 till last month. investigators point out he worked a large area. >> we are determining at what schools he substituted, how many days, what grade levels so we could be responsive to parents. >> the superintendent held an emergency meeting this afternoon and parents were notified quickly. >> it is horrible. my first thought was i hope it wasn't one of
. if you can't change it change your attitude. kpix 5's len ramirez on how some san jose businesses are applying that philosophy to the new minimum wage law. >> reporter: some businesses are raising prices, some cutting back on hours and several businesses are getting together for a new awareness campaign to get people to buy and spend here in san jose as a result of this minimum wage. but businesses that have already raised the minimum wage from $8 to $10 say the impacts are not that bad. starting today, that extra $2 an hour is going into workers' pockets, their bank accounts or back into the economy. >> downtown san jose isn't the cheapest place to live but with extra money i think it goes a long way. >> reporter: phil's coffee near san jose state boosted its employees' pay from $8 to $10 an hour in january and found it was good for business. >> we noticed team members are working harder and giving better service and are happier so the stores got businesses ye? >> he says so far phil's is doing well. >> some have absorbed it. >> there is a un
, as well. many who couldn't make it to san jose gathered to watch a live broadcast at kaiser permanente arena. in fact, that was the original site for the memorial before planners realized it was simply too small. >>> while most area law enforcement officers were in san jose, others put their own grief aside to protect a community in mourning. kpix 5's len ramirez on the ones who stayed behind. len. >> reporter: well, ever since the two officers were gunned down, the santa cruz law enforcement community has seen tremendous support both from other allied agencies and the community as a whole. and that continued again today. but while the officers were away honoring the fallen officers, the criminal element apparently came forward to take advantage. just minutes after most of the region's law enforcement officers drove to san jose for services for the two murdered santa cruz officers -- >> tellers were pretty shaken up. >> reporter: -- three armed men robbed a bank of the west branch in nearby capitola. >> i couldn't believe that someone was taking ad
the day in an instant. at&t. ♪ ♪ death of an elderly man who had been reported missing. san jose >>> bizarre twist in the stabbing death 6 an elderly man who had been reported missing. san jose police are trying to explain why they missed the body when they searched the man's apartment. kpix 5's mark sayre explains how one mystery got solved right before the suspect's eyes. mark. >> reporter: family members have been looking for him for more than a month. police even made a visit to the apartment. nobody found him even though he was right there the entire time. 69-year-old stanley jacobson was last seen by his family on february 4th and now, more than a month later, police have arrested regina butler and charged her with murder. his granddaughter says the family has always suspected butler, who the family believed to be homeless. >> and latched on to a senior that had an apartment and some place for her to hide out in and, you know, he's --you know, diminished capacity. >> reporter: police now say they believe jacobson's body had been in his u
the teachers want to provide. >> students in san jose are completing their art project and using expensive art supplies that the district doesn't pay for. because of a new state law students cannot be charged a fee or be required to bring supplies trouble makers home. but the supplies have to come from somewhere says this art teacher. >> this year we only had $500 for the school year compared to other schools. yesterday i bought color pencils for my art 2 class. just on that i spent $85. >> which he charged to his personal credit card and hopes for reimbursement. >> i want to make sure we are giving the kids an equal chance. that's why i will dip into my pocket. >> the law is the result of an american civil liberties lawsuit and is designed to insure that free public education remains free. >> i think clxxv -- 1575 is a good law. if public education is not free, it puts students with less means at a greater disadvantage. when you factor in enrichment activities ited as to it. >> the problem real is california is 49th in spending per pupil and a lot o
. crime concerns are much lower in san jose and san francisco. and you can find the full results of that poll on our website, >>> well, oakland police did have something to celebrate today. they recovered a priceless piece of california history taken in a brazen museum burglary. kpix 5 reporter ann notarangelo shows us the case is far from closed. >> reporter: the jewelry box is exactly where it should be. it's in the museum behind me but it is still a mystery as to who took it and what were they going to do with it? >> it's been many sleepless nights. >> reporter: it may look like just an expense every jewelry box but this piece of california gold rush history evokes a lot of emotion. it's one of the iconic pieces in this museum. and when the oakland museum of california director got the call yesterday that it had been recovered -- >> i cried. i was in my car, pulled over and burst into tears. >> reporter: oakland police say 45-year-old parolee andre franklin has been charged with possession of stolen property. they have been loo
badly. we can smell it. >> reporter: the mayors of san francisco, san jose, santa clara and others came together on the stadium's northwest plaza to symbolize the bid to bring the super bowl here in 2016. >> there is no greater place to have a super bowl than here in silicon valley. >> it will be a regional effort with regional ben films. >> bring the super bowl here, it will be a regional effort with regional benefits. >> it's an incredible. >> reporter: the heart of the stadium is the new high-tech stadium. after the new orleans super bowl blackout this year, officials will highlight the stadium's energy efficiency. >> we have enough solar panels for our ten home games to be powered by the sun. we'll be net neutral on the grid to home games. that's something nobody else in the world can say in sporting events. >> reporter: despite the stadium being in santa clara and closer to san jose -- >> we're only a long putt from the border of san jose. >> reporter: south bay mayors know san francisco look the marquee name. >> san francisco is an iconic
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following it for us. >>> we have more now on breaking news in san jose. there has been a officer involved shooting there. maureen what are you learning now? >> reporter: many police officers are behind. they have blocked off a certain portion while they interview people and they investigate this officer involved shooting. this happened at 4:45. we're still waiting for confirmation. it sounds like two people were inside potentialal stolen car. those two people have been taken to valley medical center. we have been told no officers were injured. >> my son came inside said that some people were fighting. coming out the backdoor, i heard five or six shots. i could walk over to it, you can see the officers had their gun drawn and had the doors open. you can see the lady head moving back and forth. we stood there watching. finally the police put their guns away and they brought some guy out of the back. the police came and they took the girl out of the ambulance, she had like a band-aid on her arm. i don't know who shot but officers had their gu
on the challenges they face. >> reporter: san jose has 43 new police officer today. this was graduation for the first class in four years. park side hall was packed with people cheering on their loved ones. >> we need your fresh ideas, commitment, dedication and enthusiasm. >> two women and 41 men had family or friends pin on their new badges and then they were sworn in. it's just an honor to be an officer. >> new officer julian taylor worked for a phone and cable company. san jose police department gave me a opportunity, it's a great city and wonderful people, everyone i've met. just really excited. >> his parents were by his side through the process. it's an opportunity for him to go out there and serve and protect, at the same token it's a scary feeling to know they are out there fighting. >> it's a dangerous job. >> it's very dangerous. i'm worried but sim so proud of my son. >> the mayor is thrilled to have the new class but acknowledges there a tough as the snook crime is going up. properties crimes are going up around the state. we need to r
's a look at san jose. find out when you may hit 80 in san jose. that's coming up. dodgers caps i >>> members of the san francisco symphony took to city hall in dodgers caps in protest today. musicians are on the verge of striking next week because of a possible pay freeze. the dodgers hats represent higher wages made by musicians in the l.a. philharmonic orchestra. a strike would cancel the east coast tour. >>> you would have to work more hours than there are in a day in you are making minimum wage to afford rent. don ford reports. >> reporter: the government defines affordable housing as costing less than a third of your income. but a new study is out that says california's average two- bedroom apartment is now more than $1,300. and for that to be affordable, your full-time job would have to pay $26.02 an hour. >> what if you don't make that much? what if you make minimum wage? well, that's where the numbers really get grim. >> reporter: to afford the same apartment, the household would have to include 3.3 minimum wage earners working 40 hour
channel 2 news. >>> san jose police are looking for a gunman who shot a 17-year- old boy right in front of a middle school. investigators say the victim was standing on hopkins drive. school officials rushed to help the young man. his wounds are not life threatening. police are investigating whether the shooting was gang related. >>> more details now about an officer-involved shooting in san jose monday that left one man dead. the officer, bruce bartholomew was involved in another shooting last november. the 5-year veteran shot a suspect during an ambush on police. that suspect survived his injuries and was taken into custody. so far authorities have not released the name of the man who was shot and killed on monday. >>> oakland teachers are critical of a new report on how to improve the city's public schools. the washington, d.c.-based national council on teacher quality released its study today. among the recommendations are improving teacher evaluations linking raises to student achievement and lengthening the teacher's workday to 8 hours. the
been moved from santa cruz to the hp pavilion in san jose. officials say the change of venue is necessary to accommodate the overwhelming support from the community. it will be at noon next thursday and we'll have live coverage on kpix 5. >>> there have been two more arrests in connection with last month's triple murder in forestville. sonoma county sheriffs say that 65-year-old francis dwyer was picked up in new mexico and his 38-year-old son arrested in colorado. authorities say both men traveled with the prime suspect after the murders. >> at this point, we don't anticipate any other arrests. we believe that the three subjects that are in custody were the ones responsible for the murder. but we are continuing our investigation. we are not sure where that's going to take us. >> police say the murders happened during a drug deal gone bad. all three suspects will face murder charges in sonoma county. >>> other bay area headlines. a police pursuit today ended in a crash in orinda next to the caldecott tunnel. police say it started after a
about anything. >> reporter: a similar system played a role in a san jose abduction, a random photo used today in the search for a child. where it helps like it did today that is a big argument in favor i think. >> reporter: last year the aclu sued the government to figure out what data is being collected by the cameras, how much of it, some can capture more than a thousand license plates a minute. ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the medical examiner identified a man hit and killed today. a train hit a man today. he was from palo alto. it happened at 6:45 a.m. this morning and closed the tracks for an hour causing major delays. >>> good samaritan tried to pull two people from an suv after the driver crashed into a canal this morning. several drivers and emergency responders worked to pull the couple out but they were pronounced dead at the scene. the chp hasn't released their names. witnesses say four feet of water filled the ditch. >> we were trying to help them out. >> reporter: what did you try to do? >> we tried -- i got a bar here
. . >>> san jose police released a sketch of a woman who may have stolen an suv yesterday with a baby inside. the girl is now home safe with her mother. police are still looking for the person who stole the jeep liberty. she is described as a latina, 5'5'', 160 pounds in between 38 to 45 years old. the baby's mother said she saw the woman in front of her home around 6:30 yesterday morning. moments later someone stole the jeep with the baby inside. we had the only crew there as police found that stolen jeep and took the baby to the hospital. the officer carrying her is a father of three himself. a doctor deemed she was healthy should she returned home. >>> police said today that the actions of an aalert teen led to the arrest of a registered sex offend. officers took the 50-year-old alton watson into custody on sunday. police say the 15-year-old was outrunning when she saw a man following her. when she got home family members confronted him. the family called price who took him into custody for annoying a child and violating his parole. >>> a judg
, weight lost. it can be deadly. >>> san jose say an officer shot and killed a dog in golden gate park. the officer was trying to wake up a homeless man yesterday afternoon when the man's dog started to bark. the officer backed off but the dog broke loose and that's when the officeer shot the dog, a pit bull mix. >> it's more wet weather for your first day of spring tomorrow. i'm monitoring that next. >>> san francisco giant's pitcher is suing for $3 million. >>> right after the break, a follow up to a story we told you about. decisions to make it easier to get a cab and why not all drivers are on board. >>> city leaders in san francisco are meeting to discuss a plan to give customers real time tracks of taxi cabs. dozens of driers line driveers lined up >> why should we do that if we can just go get a pink mustache. >> advocates say it will help them compete. we'll have more details after the meeting tonight. >>> pa lowe alto drugmaker is laying
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